Stories tagged: music
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
iTunes: ‘Suicide Squad’ soundtrack is the week’s top selling album
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending August 11, 2016.
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 4 P.M.
Ignite theater will stage new play by KZZU’s Molly Allen
Allen’s mom, Ellen Travolta is producing “On Shaky Ground,” while her stepfather, Jack Bannon, is one of the play’s stars.
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016, 7 P.M.
Boy George happy to be back on road with Culture Club
“I have the best job in the world,” says Boy George, calling from a tour stop in Florida. “There’s not really a lot to moan or whine about. I’ve got …
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016, NOON
Band of Horses’ latest pushes own boundaries
On Band of Horses’ fifth studio album “Why Are You OK,” the neo-folk rockers, who perform at the Fox on Tuesday, push themselves further away from the deliberately ragged sounds …
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016, 10 A.M.
L.A. inspiration fuels Zella Day’s sound
Born and raised in the small resort town of Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona, singer-songwriter Zella Day, who opens for Michael Franti at the Knitting Factory on Tuesday, always fantasized about making music …
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016
Michael Franti and Spearhead hit Knitting Factory
Michael Franti and Spearhead return to Spokane in support of their June release, “Soulrocker.”
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
Gregg Allman cancels shows due to ‘serious health issues’
Gregg Allman has canceled planned live shows until late October due to “serious health issues.”
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 2:36 P.M.
People: Adele says her credit card was declined at H&M
Adele may be one of pop music’s biggest stars, but she says her fame and fortune didn’t prevent her credit card from being declined at an H&M store.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 4 P.M.
Beach House rides musical chemistry
Over the course of six albums, Beach House has developed a haunting and melodic sound that’s unmistakably its own. The Baltimore-based dream pop duo of Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally …
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 5:56 P.M.
NBC to salute Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with 2-hour special
NBC is celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday with a star-filled tribute airing in December.
SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016
Singer Jake Owen focuses on positivity after a tough year
“American Love,” out Friday, already has a Top 10 country hit with first single “American Country Love Song.” Owen shines in steel pedal simplicity on “LAX,” a California country song …
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 7 P.M.
The Mavericks keep doing music their way
Since forming in the late ’80s, the Mavericks have been defined by a fiercely independent spirit. The Grammy Award-winning, Nashville-based band, which hits the Fox Theater’s stage on Sunday, has …
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 3:10 P.M.
Number of Prince’s potential heirs sharply reduced by court
A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince’s estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar’s fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing …
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 9:51 P.M.
Mary J. Blige files for divorce from husband of 13 years
Mary J. Blige is ending her marriage to her husband-manager after nearly 13 years. Court records show the “Family Affair” singer filed for divorce from Martin “Kendu” Isaacs on Tuesday …
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 7 P.M.
Musicians make diverse line-up for Festival at Sandpoint
There are plenty of music festivals to choose from in the summer months, but few are as dependable for their variety as the Festival at Sandpoint. Here’s a rundown of …
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 4:44 P.M.
Prince tribute concert set for October in Minneapolis
Prince’s family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer’s hometown of Minneapolis.
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 4 P.M.
On sale: New shows to fill your calendar
Our weekly list of news show going on sale in the Inland Northwest.
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 10 A.M.
Canceled Tears for Fears gig not rescheduled
Tears for Fears, the English pop duo who gained fame in the 1980s with hits such as “Everybody Wants to Rule The World” and “Shout,” has rescheduled its spring tour …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 7 P.M.
Whitney channels ’70s fuzzy and sweet vibe
If you’re paying attention to the current indie rock scene, you’ll know the spirit of the ’70s is alive and well. The music of Whitney, a Chicago-based pop duo performing …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 5:05 P.M.
Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 11:59 A.M.
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending July 21, 2016:
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 4 P.M.
Runaway June brings country harmonies to the Gorge
Billboard Magazine calls them the “Next Hot Trend in Country Music,” but all Wheelhouse Records act Runaway June can tell you is that they are staying true to their roots …
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, NOON
Looking ahead: Shows on the horizon
Our weekly rundown of new and upcoming shows in the Inland Northwest.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 10 A.M.
Robert Ellis broadens his horizons - again - with latest record
The work of Texas singer-songwriter Robert Ellis, who performs at the Bartlett on Thursday, is defined by a lyrical specificity that sometimes recalls Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson or Paul Simon. …
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
Millsap’s songs informed by Pentacostal upbringing
Parker Millsap, who performs with his three-piece backing band at the Bartlett on Monday, admits he was in an “apocalyptic head space” when he started work on his latest album. …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 2:26 P.M.
Temple of the Dog to reunite, plans Seattle show
Temple of the Dog, th grunge-era Seattle supergroup born of the ashes of Mother Love Bone, will play five shows in 2016. Their one and only album, “Temple of the …
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 12:25 P.M.
Few hundred attend rapper’s gang summit in Los Angeles
Rappers The Game and Snoop Dogg are organizing a summit with Los Angeles-area gang members to discuss ways to curb violence.
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 11:51 A.M.
Sexy and secret: Pitbull drops video paid by Florida
The new video from rapper Pitbull looks like a four-minute advertisement for Florida because that’s exactly what it is.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 7 P.M.
On new CD, Cheyenne Jackson says ‘This is who I truly am’
Cheyenne Jackson would like to get something off his chest: He’s proudly old-fashioned when it comes to music.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 4:22 P.M.
Mick Jagger to be a dad again – it’s baby No. 8 – at 72 years old
Mick Jagger and girlfriend Melanie Hamrick are expecting a baby – her first, his eighth.